London, Nov 3 (Canadian-Media): A vigil was attended by Vietnamese community in London to pay their service to honour the 39 unidentified Vietnamese victims who died in a refrigerated truck container in southeastern England, media reports said.
These victims were trying to enter Britain in hopes of finding greater opportunities but were discovered dead on Oct. 23 at an industrial park in the town of Grays.
A Saturday night vigil was followed by a Sunday service at the Church of the Holy Name and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in east London.
25-year-old Maurice Robinson from Northern Ireland has been charged by British police with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people.
In Ireland, 22-year-old Eamonn Harrison was arrested Friday on a British warrant. Essex Police in Britain said they had started extradition proceedings to bring him to the U.K. to face charges of manslaughter.
Two men in Vietnam have also been arrested and are suspected of helping organize the smuggling operation.